America’s policy on reunification of Korean peninsula during and after the cold war

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     We can say that, the Korean peninsula is the "final borders" of the Cold War until now. Therefore, the relationship between South Korea and North Korea is still in war situation, with the conflicts, tensions always standing in this peninsula. Be considered as a strategic position on the "geopolitical chessboard" of Northeast Asia area, the Korean peninsula has always attracted the attention and involvement of major powers such as Russia, Japan, China, and especially The United States (US). For the U.S., the Korean peninsula is "the anchor" help the U.S to set up a position in Northeast Asia where have another potentially forces challenge the U.S's influence in this region and around the world not only during the Cold War but also after the Cold War period. All the political action of this divided peninsula, so that do not be outside of the United States' control. So, what is the U.S's real attitude and policy towards reunification of the Korean peninsula? The aim of this article, by finding out the U.S policy on South Korea and North Korea, to clarify the American's attitude toward the reunification on the Korea Peninsula.